Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI7/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI7/69
Cruise period1969-07-17 — 1969-07-24
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. Echo and trawl survey for concentrations of horse mackerel in the eastern half of the Southern Bight, from the Texel to the Schelde.
2. Collect samples of horse mackerel and sprat.

The best catches of horse mackerel were taken about 35 miles off Texel and near Smith's Knoll. The main concentrations of sprats were found towards the English coast. Catches were made with the Engels mid-water trawl. Samples of sprat, horse mackerel and mackerel were deep frozen and brought back to the laboratory for further examination.
Chief scientistP O Johnson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI7/69 cruise report clione7_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Specificoffshore Texel area, Ijmuiden, Southern bight south to the hinder region and offshore Thames, Smith's Knoll